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Swarna v. Al-Awadi Amicus Brief

NYATN Supports an Abused Domestic Worker in her Suit Against a Former Diplomat

The New York Anti-Trafficking Network signed on to an Amicus Brief with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, ACLU Foundation Women’s Rights Project, and 10 others in support of Ms. Vishranthamma Swarna in her law suit, Swarna v. Al-Awadi et al., in February 2010.  Ms. Swarna was the former domestic worker of Badar Al-Awadi, a Kuwaiti diplomat, and his wife; her claims include charges of abuse and employment violations against the couple as well as the state of Kuwait.

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